Higher Level Teaching Assistant / HLTA

  • Job Reference: AWDO-C7685
  • Date Posted: 16 December 2021
  • Recruiter: Five Rivers
  • Location: Leeds, West Yorkshire
  • Salary: £20,000 to £22,500
  • Sector: Education
  • Job Type: Contract
  • Work Hours: Full Time
  • Contact: CV Response Team

Job Description

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Five Rivers Child Care is a leading Social Enterprise who has been turning children’s lives around since 1989.

Our Education service is committed to providing warm and consistent environments where pupils develop positive behaviour.  Whether an in-house facility or our outreach service in the community, all our education services provide the same level of individual planning and learning for each child.

We are looking for a Higher Level Teaching Assistant (HLTA) for our Fountain House school, which is rated outstanding by Ofsted.  The school is for those who have had limited success in formal education, or who have struggled in specialist settings.

Our teachers and support workers are specialist trained to work in developing the children who would have had experience of an Adverse Childhood Experience. Our ATIC model (Attachment Trauma Informed Care) approach boosts confidence, self-esteem and helps our young people to develop skills to be a successful learner.  This approach is used to recognise and reduce barriers to learning and create a personalised curriculum.

As a Higher Level Teaching Assistant (HLTA) you will have a good understanding of the national curriculum framework and differentiation. Ideally, we would like you to have gained an education standard of up to degree level, whilst showing evidence of vocational education or experience relevant to this post. Having experience of working with SEMH children would be advantageous.

Working at Five Rivers Child Care you will receive:

  • Generous annual leave entitlement (not to be taken during term time)
  • Free Enhanced DBS
  • Simply Health Medical Cash Back Plan
  • Perk Box – giving £100’s of high street Discounts
  • Death In Service Benefit
  • Company Pension Scheme
  • Clear Career Pathway for further development
  • Outstanding in-house training along with external training providers
  • Pro-Active approaches Training
  • Employee Support Programmes
  • Ongoing support, supervision, and development from a fantastic leadership team


Five Rivers is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of Children and Young People, applicants must be willing to undergo appropriate child protection screening, including employment references and DBS check.

We are an equal opportunities employer and welcome applications from all suitably qualified persons regardless of their race, sex, disability, religion/belief, sexual orientation or age.

Five Rivers is an Investor in People and Equal Opportunities employer.





APPLICATION PROCESS: Candidates will be required to complete an Application Form, which we will send out in a separate email. Please keep an eye out for our email.


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